49ers-Seahawks announcers show how far the rivalry has fallen

Not entirely surprising. The 2017 NFL season is a few weeks away, and announcers pairings are already being settled for some of the early games. FOX Sports and CBS Sports issued press releases announcing their various crews for the fall, and we know of two of the San Francisco 49ers games so far. For Week […]

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John Lynch offers clarification to Anthem protest comments following Malcolm Jenkins Chris Long moment

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There have been numerous questions this week for players, coaches, and executives across the NFL regarding the new wave of National Anthem protests we have seen during the preseason. John Lynch and Kyle Shanahan both offered thoughts about it this week. In his comments on Wednesday, Lynch said he respected the players’ right to protest, […]

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Transcript: Kyle Shanahan talks practice fights with Broncos, health of linebackers

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Editor’s note: 49ers coach Kyle Shanahan spoke to the media following Thursday’s joint practice with the Denver Broncos. The following is a transcript provided by the team’s communications department. Questions are paraphrased and in bold. Definitely looked like it got pretty feisty out there. You were in the middle of one of them. Were you bothered […]

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49ers practice recap: Brian Hoyer’s efficiency on display, defense stands up vs. Broncos

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The 49ers held a fully-padded joint practice on Wednesday that was one of the most spirited of training camp. Kyle Shanahan’s team, for the only time outside of the preseason opener in Kansas City, lined up against a different opponent running different schemes. Both practice fields were in use at once, with San Francisco’s offense […]

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John Lynch says football is supposed to unite players, and sideline protests are ‘divisive.’

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SANTA CLARA This is the transcript of John Lynch’s Wednesday press conference, courtesy of the 49ers P.R. department.   Opening comments: “Hey guys, just a couple of procedural things. I just wanted to give you guys some information. I know everybody here saw [LB] Donavin Newsom last week with the scary situation and he’s doing […]

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49ers-Broncos joint-practice recap

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1 Stay tuned for my full practice report, which I will post soon. In the mean time, check out my Periscope recap of practice below. 49ers-Broncos joint-practice recap https://t.co/VS7WtsSXiG — Grant Cohn (@grantcohn) August 16, 2017 Inside the 49ers

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Talking 49ers defensive changes with Football Outsiders

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We’re back with Bryan Knowles to talk 49ers defense. We’re back with our second question with Football Outsiders! Every year, FO releases their Almanac that offers all sorts of nuggets for the coming season. And each year, we partner with them to get some questions answered in preparation for the upcoming season. This season, FO […]

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